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Computational Materials Science


Dr. Joaquin Miranda
Research Assistant
Computational Materials Science     

German Research School
for Simulation Sciences
Room 3003

52425 Jülich

 j.miranda "at" grs-sim.de
+49 2461 61 8938

Field of Research

  • Orbital and structural ordering induced by Jahn-Teller distortions
  • since 2014: Materials and Process Simulation, University of Bayreuth


  • 2010: PhD in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies
    Phase separation in a 2D charged system
    Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2004: MSc in Applied Physics
    Comparative study of covalent and ionic bonding for polaron formation
    CINVESTAV–Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
  • 2001: BAH Engineering Physics
    Nanostructural study of CdTe grown by different technique
    University of Yucatátan, Mexico


  • J. Miranda Mena, T. Mertelj, V.V. Kabanov and D. Mihailovic:
    Polaron and bipolaron transport in a charge segregated state of doped strongly correlated 2D semiconductor
    Phys. Rev. B 83, 125308 (2011)
  • J. Miranda Mena:
    Jahn-Teller polarons, bipolarons and inhomogeneities. A possible scenario for superconductivity in cuprates
    in: The Jahn-Teller Effect. Springer Series in Chemical Physics Vol. 97 (2009)
  • J. Miranda Mena, T. Mertelj, V.V. Kabanov and D. Mihailovic:
    Bipolaron Jahn-Teller pairing and charge transport in cuprates
    Journal Supercond. Nov Magn 22, 281-285 (2009)
  • J. Miranda Mena, V.V. Kabanov:
    Stripe formation induced by doping
    Journal Supercond. Nov Magn 22, 287 (2009)
  • J. Mustre de Leon, J. Miranda Mena, A.R. Bishop:
    Microstrain and Polaronic Correlation in a Model System
    Journal of Physics 108, 012020 (2008)
  • J. Miranda Mena, V.V. Kabanov:
    Coulomb frustrated first order phase transition and stripes
    Physica C 468, 358-361 (2007)
  • T. Mertelj, V.V. Kabanov, J. Miranda Mena and D. Mihailovic:
    Self-organization of charged particles on a two dimensional lattice subject to anisotropic Jahn-Teller-type interaction and three-dimensional Coulomb repulsion
    Physical Review B 76, 054523 (2007)
  • J. Miranda Mena, J. Mustre de Leon, A.R. Bishop:
    Effect of Uniaxial pressure on the Isotope Effect on the spectrum of Hamiltonians with Electron- Phonon coupling
    Journal of Superconductivity 20, 603-608 (2007)
  • J. Miranda Mena, T. Mertelj, V.V. Kabanov and D. Mihailovic:
    Gap Opening in a 2D Jahn-Teller-Coulomb model
    Journal Supercond. Nov Magn 20, 587-590 (2007)
  • J. Miranda Mena, J. Mustre de Leon, and A. R. Bishop:
    Polaron Formation in a Model Hamiltonian with Covalent Electron-Phonon Interactions
    Journal of Superconductivity 18, No. 5/6, (2005)

Overview team "Computational Materials Science"